Asked • 08/13/19

How does the distance between stationary point and picture plane effect perspective?

I want to understand **what happens** when you increase or decrease the distance between the stationary point and the picture plane? I tried drawing a border (approximately 9” x 12”) on a real window with duct tape to create a picture plane (using the area within as a transparent canvas).My goal was to see what happens when I (stationary point) moved far away. The tree that fit nicely when I was at arms length suddenly got huge when I took a few steps back and eventually only the trunk was visible in the picture plane that I made.My question is why did this happen and how can I relate it to drawing perspective?

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Chunbum P. answered • 08/30/19

New to Wyzant

Drawing since high school

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